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ZIP Code 50071

Primary City:Dows, IA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:04pm)
Coordinates:42.7, -93.5
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 50071

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 50071. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 50071. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 50071, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Dows, IA

Stats and Demographics for the 50071 ZIP Code

ZIP code 50071 is located in north Iowa and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 50071 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 50071 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,007
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 566
Median Home Value $60,100
Land Area 113.04 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 457
Median Household Income $52,222

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 49Male Median Age: 47Female Median Age: 50


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5272855
5-9382159
10-14202646
15-19232851
20-24171532
25-29362460
30-34152843
35-39282048
40-44281947
45-49394079
50-54384078
55-59443882
60-64384179
65-69353267
70-74292150
75-79182846
80-84172239
85 Plus113546

Gender

 Male 501 50%
 Female 506 50%
Gender

Race

 White 959 95.2%
 Black Or African American 8 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0.0%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 30 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 9 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-244812
25-34231740
35-44391655
45-54701585
55-64811697
65-74631174
75-8448856
85 Plus32638

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 238 52%
 Single Guardian 47 10%
 Singles 147 32%
 Singles With Roommate 25 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 356 78%
 Households with Kids 101 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1639
221012
35510
48614
5549
64711
711314
811314
97411
10459
116511
12358
13279
14549
156511
163710
179312
18358
192810
20437

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 50071 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 50071 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 50071 real estate data, the median home value of $60,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 50071 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 50071 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for < $200/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 50071 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,007 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 159 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 201 36%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 17%
 Households Vacant 109 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 11 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 19 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 63%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 2%
 1 Bedroom 36 43%
 2 Bedroom 4 5%
 3+ Bedroom 41 49%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $52,222 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 50071 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 50071 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 308 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 178 23%
 No Earnings 281 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 308 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 178 23%
 No Earnings 281 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 361 86%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 23 5%
 Worked at Home 35 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 22 6%
 High School Graduate 278 80%
 Associate's degree 8 2%
 Bachelor's degree 34 10%
 Master's degree 6 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 95 77%
 Enrolled in Private School 17 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 11 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 50071

ZIP Code 50071 is in the Dows Community School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 50071.

Dows Elementary School
404 Park Ave
Dows, IA 50071
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dows Community School District

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